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Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra.
Visit all of Coimbra's main historical sites. This tour includes entry to JOANINA LIBRARY. This tour is operated by RM Guided Tours Coimbra This tour was created for people who want to delve deeper into the history of Coimbra. Our visit "Universidade de Coimbra skip-the-line guided tours", also linked to TripAdvisor, has been making clear the great interest and taste of visitors for the history and other aspects of the city. That's why we created this extension of the visit beyond the University of Coimbra. The city of Coimbra has one of the most important histories in Portugal. Famous for its University, it is also very important for the history of the Portuguese nation as it was the first capital of the country. It is in this context that we will take a guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra; be prepared for a lot of walking and history.
University of Coimbra guided tours without queue
RM Guided Tours Coimbra was born from the idea of transforming visits to the University of Coimbra into a unique experience, transforming the guided tour into a pleasant experience of knowledge and cultural enrichment in an interesting way. Therefore, in our company, we always seek to combine the beautiful history of the University of Coimbra with the present and its customs that permeate our institution to this day. This has all been made possible by the training we have in the areas of history, sociology and tourism. Our employees are former students of the University of Coimbra, which brings great appreciation and knowledge to our services. If you like the idea of continuing your visit to the city of Coimbra, you can book our other tour, just search Tripdavisor for "Guided tour of the University and city of Coimbra"
Schist Villages at Lousa Mountain
The Veado Verde / Green Deer challenges you to live an experience in the Lousa Mountain. Come with us and visit the beautiful and picturesque Schist Villages of Lousa Mountain. We will pass thru forests of pines, chestnut trees, oaks and beeches where we can find deer, wild boars, foxes and squirrels. It´s a wonderful and rewarding experience that includes offroad activities, hiking and visiting the shale villages. It's a 4 hour tour (or 8 hour tour) with Coimbra as the pickup point. Get ready, the beauty of this mountain will leave you amazed! IMPORTANT: Feel safe, we have the "Clean & Safe" seal from Turismo de Portugal!
Tomar, Batalha & Alcobaça - 3 World Heritage Sites without rushing!
World Heritage classified sites in Portugal: Tomar, Batalha and Alcobaça! Also known as the “Templar City”, in Tomar we will unveil the charms of the “Mata dos Sete Montes”, the Castle and Convent of Christ (listed by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! There will also be time for a quick stop so that you can enjoy a tasty meal at one of the many restaurants located in the typical commerce streets on the banks of Nabão River. In Batalha we will visit the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitória (also known as Mosteiro da Batalha, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage since 1983)! Then we will be visiting Alcobaça and its beautiful Monastery, one of the most imponent testimonies of Circestience architecture in all of Europe (classified by UNESCO since 1989).
University of Coimbra - more complete and private visit, ticket included
When booking a visit with Gonçalo Lopes Walking Tours, you don't need to stand in line to secure your ticket, we always guarantee entry to the Joanina Library. Book the most complete tour of the University of Coimbra and its experiences. Our visits are private, only your group will go with us, you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the guide, without fear. Our guides are former students of the University of Coimbra, from areas such as History, Art History and Tourism, with enormous knowledge. They are qualified guides, we have specific guides by language and knowledge of the monuments. This visit has a considerable demand for people, because they know that it is a unique visit and that they cannot be missed, so we advise you to book as soon as possible, and we will be happy to welcome you soon in our city from Coimbra.
Conimbriga and The Roman Tour
The Veado Verde / Green Deer invites you to live an experience in ancient Roman lands. Learn about Roman habits and traditions so deeply rooted in and around the ruins of Conimbriga. Let us show you their source of water and the beginning of the aqueduct in an ancient castellum, the ruins of the quasi-imperial Conimbriga with its House of the Fountains and enjoy its wonderful garden scenes, mythological passages, seasons, monsters, birds and sea animals. We will also have the opportunity to visit the PO.RO.S - Roman Portugal Museum in Sicó, the newest museum, integrated in the Roman legacy tour. As a multimedia and virtual space, it works in combination with Conímbriga. IMPORTANT: Feel safe, we have the "Clean & Safe" seal from Turismo de Portugal!
Tomar&Templars, Private Walking Tour, by Local Guide
Our local guides are professional, fun and with vast knowledge and general culture, which, in addition to the Templar mythology and history, allow the visitor to customize the visit according to their personal tastes and interests.
An adventure through the Schist Villages of Lousã
The villages of Shale have already been dubbed "magical villages," their names sound like Romans, Arabs and even barbarians, but it is their characteristic appearance that makes them so fantastic. These structures dating back to medieval times emanate an architectural beauty that is still difficult to match today, even more fascinating are the places where they find themselves by necessity of fixation for pastoral and agricultural activities. During this adventure we will take you to know some of the most beautiful villages of Shale of Serra da Lousã as well as the sweeping landscapes that this unique place has to offer ...
A tour between Cascades and Schist Villages, Piodão
In this adventure we will discover some of the most iconic shale villages and waterfalls in central Portugal! We started our trip with a wonderful view of the Mont'Alto Sanctuary. Then, we leave in the direction of Coja where we can relax on its river beach before the mountain paths take us to the village of Benfeita and the waterfall of Fraga da Pena with its imposing 20 meters high. To end in beauty, nothing like visiting the best-known schist village in the country - Piódão…. For the more adventurous we still have 2 more places to discover, Foz d’Égua the enchanted village and Poço da Broca where the waters demonstrate the power of nature…
Joanina Library & University of Coimbra VIP ACCESS!
I am a certified guide & travel consultant since 2012. I have a degree by the University of Coimbra in Tourism, Leisure & Heritage and I am currently taking a Masters in Artistic Studies: Music. My colleagues and I will tell you, first hand, about all the amazing traditions of this centenary University while visiting the most important sights and learning why this town became a World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO! You will learn about the most important parts of the History of Portugal and the people connected with it! I will take you to the Royal Palace, St Michael Chapel and the unforgettable JOANINA LIBRARY - you will be amazed by it!